This book develops a theory of language management based on research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions. Bernard Spolsky defines language management as “an attempt by some person or As Spolsky points out, his domain-based approach departs from the tr. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Bernard Spolsky, Language management | SpolskyBernard, Language management. New York: Cambridge University.

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Language Management by Bernard Spolsky

No information on the organization of the nanagement is provided, despite the section’s title: Chapter 5, ”Managing public linguistic space,” deals with several sub-domains he considers closely related, in particular, public signage or linguistic landscapeprinted media, and telecommunications. Fourth, the identity of Czech and Slovak was not blurred.

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Thus, Chapter bernrad, ”Managing language in the oanguage deals with the family domain, and Chapter 3, ”Religious language policy,” with language management in Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other religions. As a result, the distinctive features of the author’s conception of language management are not easy to identify. The same law added that in the Czech lands ”the administration should, as a rule, take place in Czech, and in Slovakia, as a rule, in Slovak” Law No.


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The conclusion of Chapter 2 is similarly simple: The Czech Republic, set up in with the breakup of the Soviet Union, restored a division that had been blurred when Czechoslovakia was created in Cambridge University Press Amazon. At the end of the Second World War, the Czech and Slovak political apolsky decided to restore Czechoslovakia as a state of two nations — the Constitution declared: It is typical of the spolsiy as a whole that the relationship of the author’s conception to others mentioned in the book is not clarified.

Finally, he argues that the domain approach is useful in formulating possible future research questions. He specializes in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and Slavonic languages. Second, people do actions aimed at language not only consciously berard also unconsciously: Haneen Qaralleh rated it really liked it Oct 06, Lists with This Book.

International Journal of the Sociology of Language Femme Kiers marked it as to-read Jan 31, Thanks for telling us about the problem. The domain approach is used to structure the rest of the book: For example, language cultivation in their understanding does maangement include the selection of script, which is also considered corpus planning e.

Also discussed are language activists, international organisations, and human spols,y relative to language, and the book concludes with a review of language managers and management agencies.


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Language Management

Bernard Spolsky reviews research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions, the military and government. It is disappointing that even after pages the author — writing about the building of a theory of language management from the beginning — has not gone farther than to prolegomena of a theory.

Jernudd and Jiri V. Language policy is all about choices.

In the interwar period, attempts were made to blend Czech and Slovak, mutually intelligible languages, into a national language. Chapter 9 deals with a number of topics pertaining to ”Local, regional, and national governments managing languages. Walter de Gruyter, On the other hand, detailed information on language management from many settings around the world makes up most of the content and the book is not manageement in terms of theoretical concepts used; therefore, it could be welcomed by secondary school and undergraduate students interested in how language and language use are regulated in various parts of the world.

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